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#The 8th

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'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech
# The 8th
# The 8th

'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech

May 29th 2018, 6:04 PM 38,570 Views 126 Comments

The TD, who has campaigned on the issue for years, said she couldn’t believe change had taken so long.

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983
# The 8th
# The 8th

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

May 24th 2018, 7:13 PM 14,308 Views 84 Comments

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow
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# 8thRef

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

May 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 85,645 Views 143 Comments

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

Catherine Noone says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Catherine Noone says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters

May 16th 2018, 9:54 PM 30,422 Views 241 Comments

Save the 8th has rejected her claim.

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion
# The 8th
# The 8th

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion

Apr 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 22,717 Views 193 Comments

The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign
# Referendum
# Referendum

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign

Mar 29th 2018, 4:28 PM 40,979 Views 352 Comments

The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.

Children's Minister says Irish women will never have autonomy until the Eighth is repealed
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Children's Minister says Irish women will never have autonomy until the Eighth is repealed

Sep 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 15,999 Views 275 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone is making a speech at the opening of the Kennedy Summer School.

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his
# Opinion
# Opinion

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Feb 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 1,697 Views 119 Comments

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules

Jul 25th 2016, 1:41 PM 26,328 Views 304 Comments

The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion

Feb 18th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,632 Views 262 Comments

Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,295 Views 64 Comments

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote
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# The 8th

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

Sep 16th 2015, 6:08 AM 15,938 Views 87 Comments

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

This was not an abortion case, but the courts had to perform a circus balancing act
# Analysis
# Analysis

This was not an abortion case, but the courts had to perform a circus balancing act

Dec 27th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,528 Views 25 Comments

Why? Because of the 8th Amendment.

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'
# Midlands Hospital
# Midlands Hospital

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'

Dec 18th 2014, 3:35 PM 7,049 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke 'in a personal capacity' on abortion issue
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# The 8th

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke 'in a personal capacity' on abortion issue

Dec 17th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,297 Views 124 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was responding to Varadkar’s comments last night that the 8th Amendment was too restrictive.

Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive?

Dec 17th 2014, 9:30 AM 16,631 Views 308 Comments

The Health Minister made a significant speech last night.

FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland's abortion laws
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# The 8th

FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland's abortion laws

Dec 17th 2014, 7:35 AM 12,338 Views 77 Comments

Leo Varadkar rules out ‘rushed referendum’.